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Minn. roundup: Pawlenty says he won't run against Smith for U.S. Senate; Looking for contraband, Stillwater prison unit was in lockdown
The 3-3 math adds up to no vice chair
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota should have say in farm bill
Police seeking information on Farmington armed robbery
Rosemount rolls out innovative public engagement system
crime and courts
Farmington gymnastics dominates home invite
Tigers girls hockey fights through the meat grinder
Report: Justin Morneau set to retire, rejoin Twins as special assistant
Farmington girls' basketball goes 1-2 at St. Olaf
Farmington girls' hockey wins own Louis-Schmitz Holiday Classic
Community celebrates Patriotic Day
Tough talk out in the open: Authors in Farmington share stories of living in Minnesota as minorities
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
Farmington auto repair shop doubles as art gallery
Plenty to see and spray: Farmington Fire Department holds open house
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Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
EZ Auto Repair plans to open new shop in March
Hotel and restaurant eyed for century-old riverside factory in Hastings
Experts offer Farmington tips to lure economic development
Illuminations opens storefront in downtown Farmington
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October 3, 2017
Minn. roundup: Sex offender case rejected; Minnesota River 'strains under pressure'
WASHINGTON—The U.S. Supreme Court will not hear a Minnesota case challenging a state law that allows sex offenders to remain locked up...
October 3, 2017 - 9:01am
July 6, 2017
Woman killed in Dakota County crash
A woman was killed June 29 in a two-vehicle crash in Dakota County. Wanda Narum, 87, of Shoreview, was traveling westbound on County Road 46...
July 6, 2017 - 10:29am
Minn. roundup: Two 34-year-olds who died in ATV crash in northwest Minnesota identified; Muslim student's school removal subject of complaint
MENTOR, Minn.—The Polk County Sheriff's Office has identified two people killed in an ATV accident Saturday night near Mentor, Minn. Noel William Schmieg, Mentor, and Crystal Rose Scott, Crookston, were pronounced dead at the scene after hitting an approach and being thrown...
June 6, 2017 - 12:06pm
May 15, 2017
Minn. roundup: Two killed following an alcohol-involved crash in northern Minnesota
BUHL, Minn. — Two people were killed following an alcohol-involved two-vehicle collision on U.S. Highway 169 outside Buhl late Saturday. Jason Michael Gates, 26, of Superior, and 7-year-old Snowden Elizabeth Bothwell, of Hibbing, died in the crash, said the Minnesota State Patrol...
May 15, 2017 - 10:23am
February 21, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Jewish Center in Twin Cities receives bomb threat
ST. PAUL—The Jewish Community Center on St. Paul Avenue in Highland Park has re-opened after an evacuation Monday morning due to a bomb threat. After a search of the facility, the St. Paul police did not find bombs or dangerous devices. St. Paul police spokesman Steve Linders...
February 21, 2017 - 9:33am
February 17, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Head-on crash kills Pequot Lakes man; 5 more state news stories
PEQUOT LAKES, Minn. — One of the most horrendous crash scenes area law enforcement officers said they have ever seen in their career occurred...
February 17, 2017 - 10:33am
February 6, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Man killed, teen passenger injured in crash; 3 involved in fatal crash in western Minn.
DEER RIVER, Minn. — A 22-year-old Remer, Minnesota, man was killed and a 19-year-old female passenger from Remer received non-life-threatening injuries in a Saturday night crash near here. The city is located in Itasca County east of Bemidji. A baby girl riding in the Chrysler...
February 6, 2017 - 9:45am
November 18, 2016
Heavy snow expected in MN as road conditions deteriorate, less than an inch likely locally
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Heavy snow is expected to fall throughout Minnesota on Friday, Nov. 18, making travel difficult in a central and northern...
November 18, 2016 - 9:55am
November 16, 2016
These 10 holiday toys are dangerous, safety group says
BOSTON—A sling-shot, inflatable suits that kids can don and wear while crashing into each other and a hammer inspired by weapons in the...
November 16, 2016 - 6:00am
October 10, 2016
Farmington man injured in Wisconsin motorcycle accident
A Minnesota man was hospitalized Saturday after the motorcycle he was driving rear-ended a pickup truck in Hager City. Pierce County sheriff's deputies were called at 6:06 p.m. to the crash at Highway 63 and 830th Street in the town of Trenton, where a 1982 Harley-Davidson had struck...
October 10, 2016 - 3:45pm
September 28, 2016
Minnesota drivers expected to hit more than 42,000 deer
DULUTH, Minn.—Minnesota drivers are slightly more likely to hit a deer on state roadways this year compared to last year, and Wisconsin...
September 28, 2016 - 9:40am
May 14, 2015
Ambulance response times remain fast in Farmington
On a cold Friday the 13th in February, city council member Tim Pitcher found himself in desperate need of an ambulance. He did not know it at the time, but a large tumor was pressing against his heart, making it difficult to breathe. “I was in a lot of pain,” he said. Luckily...
May 14, 2015 - 9:41am
December 3, 2014
Highway 3 accident causes injuries, disrupts traffic
At least two people were taken to the hospital by ambulance following an accident at the intersection of Highway 3 and 170th Street early on...
December 3, 2014 - 8:28am
December 11, 2013
One hurt in single-car accident Dec. 10 in Castle Rock
A 31-year-old Prior Lake man was airlifted after sustaining serious injuries in a Tuesday morning accident on Highway 50 in Castle Rock. Farmington Fire/Rescue responded to the report of a single-vehicle accident near the intersection of Highway 50 and Blaine Avenue at 12:01 p.m.,...
December 11, 2013 - 2:13pm
December 5, 2013
FHS grad hurt in hit and run
A 2010 Farmington High School graduate is in a coma after a Nov. 24 hit-and-run accident in St. Paul. A student at the University of St. Thomas, Rebekka Peterson, 22, was struck by a car after exiting a cab at the 1900 block of Grand Avenue in St. Paul. A companion, 22-year-old Nicholas...
December 5, 2013 - 1:27pm